The technical innovation of this PROGEAR Optical (OPT-113x series) had already gained red-dot’s honorable mention in 2013. The patented feature of attachable strap and headphone cable management system are well appreciated by end-users with active lifestyle. However the former style is lagging behind the current sport trend of being vibrant and colorful. Applying the idea of “fashion crossover sport”, the designer picked the most commonly used material in fashion eyewear – cellulose acetate, BUT totally re-arranged the coloring and patterns in a very unconventional manner, utilizing advanced lamination and casting techniques. Bright neon yellow is gradient layered behind traditional Havana pattern while modified Martini Porsche pattern or the national soccer team jersey colors are extracted as part of the color decoration on the frame. The end result is a true hybrid of fashion, sports culture and technology.

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